She had tried everything she could think of, but it made no difference. Extra activities. Added staff. Security cameras . . .
To help you meet the challenges of aging, the VA offers a wide variety of benefits and services.
If a loved one has dementia, there are likely to have changes in their behavior in the later hours of the day—which is commonly referred to as “sundowning" . . .
Nationwide, some 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. When their care falls to a loved one, such as yourself, their actions and behaviors can become challenging, to say the least . . .
There are over 100 forms of dementia. By knowing the cause as early as possible as you begin your journey along the gray mile, some effects can be treated, some reversed or some even cured . . .
In time, America’s aging seniors will all require care of some form. The paramount question for them and their families will be where and how?
The son came into our community looking into a memory care apartment for his father. He and his brother were having challenges with him, he said. “What kind of challenges?” I asked . . .